Keep the Blue Moon Alive


My name is Tim Dooley, I have been bartending at the Blue Moon for 16 years. Last November, I got a call asking if I wanted to purchase the bar before the opportunity was passed along to the next highest bidder. Without any hesitation, I accepted. My goal has been to keep the Blue Moon and its spirit alive as a safe space in the community for friends to gather to enjoy live music and conversation. Unfortunately, business hasn’t fully returned after covid and the bar has fallen deep into high interest credit card debt that we cannot climb out of.

So many of you have supported us through our hardship during covid, making it possible for us to open our doors again and for that we are forever grateful. However, I’m reaching out again because the bar needs help. I believe the Blue Moon lives in the hearts of so many and we will simply not survive without a boost. I’ve never seen myself as the owner, but more like the captain at the helm, guiding it into the future. Please help keep this “Ship of Fools” sailing the seas of life.

Whether you donate, stop by for libations or book your band to play, we truly appreciate you and are thankful for your contribution. Check out our live streams on YouTube & Facebook, our website If you’d like to support the bar directly you can do so at Venmo: @bluemoonseattle

Tim Dooley and the Blue Moon Staff

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Timothy Dooley 
Seattle, WA

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